Scientific name: Acacia catechu
Common name: Catechu, Catechù, Cutch, Kahir (hindi), ayurvedic name Khadira, Kachu (malesian)
Origin of product: India
This product is the exudate of the bark obtained by incision from an Acacia tree living in India.
Interesting to add a small percentage to your incense blends to give a caramel and chocolate aroma.
This plant is a natural antiseptic and an expectorant. Furthermore, it is a powerful astringent, antidiarrheal, useful in case of stomatitis and irritable bowel. It has important anti-inflammatory, decongestant and antioxidant properties. Its purifying action on the skin is renowned in Ayurveda. Contraindications: no particular contraindications have been found, as a precaution it is still advisable to avoid use during pregnancy and breastfeeding and not to administer it to children under three years of age.